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Metastatic unknown primary tumour presenting in pregnancy: a rarity posing an ethical dilemma


This brief report raises the ethical dilemma encountered by an obstetrician involved in the care of a pregnant woman with life-threatening disease. This is a particularly difficult issue if the maternal well-being is in conflict with the survival of the unborn child.

  • ethics
  • fetus
  • malignancy
  • pregnancy
  • unknown primary

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